Redknapp: Mourinho needs to sort out Spurs’ defence

Jamie Redknapp says Jose Mourinho must sort out Tottenham’s defence if they are to secure a top-four finish.

Spurs looked vulnerable at the back in a 2-2 draw at Norwich, where Harry Kane’s penalty secured a point.

Former Tottenham midfielder Redknapp believes Mourinho will regard it as two points dropped – and will be determined to shore things up.

Speaking on Sky Sports, Redknapp said: “It was a big opportunity. You’re playing against a team that’s at the bottom and they’re scrambling to get a point in the end.

“I think Jose will be disappointed. He started with a back three, went to a back four and it looked marginally better in the second half.

“But I think it’s the manner in which they’re losing goals which will really frustrate Jose Mourinho because he’s all about clean sheets – 25 for Chelsea when he first came to the Premier League.

“At the moment you can’t see where that Tottenham side can keep a clean sheet. They really are struggling to defend properly.”

Juan Foyth, who was substituted at half-time, gave the ball away in the build up to the opening goal.

“It summed up Tottenham defensively. There’s no-one really taking responsibility defensively. Jose needs to sort that back four out,” Redknapp said.




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